21 Jan 2015

Checkpoint Top Stories for Wednesday 21 January 2015

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 21 January 2015

The police are remaining tight lipped about how a 16-month-old boy died on the grounds of Whanganui Hospital. President Obama says the United States is ready to "turn the page" after years of vicious recession and long and costly wars. Motorway barriers were never upgraded for heavy vehicles at the point a truck plunged off an Auckland motorway and down onto lanes below on Sunday. An inquiry has found a central North Island iwi trust saw its 66-million dollar Treaty of Waitangi settlement reduce dramatically to just 16-million in a string of bad financial moves.